Requesting Items

As part of the Archives Central project, seven North Island councils have placed their archives in a shared facility based at 40 Bowen Street, Feilding. These councils are:

Palmerston North City Council and Whanganui District Council maintain their own archival facilities. Requests for information from these two collections need to be made to the respective institutions.

When requesting information please ensure you have stated:

  • The full reference number (series - box - item), title and date(s); 
  • What information you are hoping to locate; and,
  • Any other relevant information which may help our staff in locating further records related to the request.

Please send your request to

Archives Central is open to the public:

MON - 1:30PM-4:30pm
TUES - 9:30AM-12:30PM and 1:30PM-4:30PM
WED - 9:30AM-12:30PM and 1:30PM-4:30PM
THUR - 9:30AM-12:30PM and 1:30PM-4:30PM
FRI - 9:30AM-12:30PM
SAT - Closed
SUN - Closed